Charles Arthur Russ

30 January 1875–19 September 1936 (Age 61)
Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Arthur

When Charles Arthur Russ was born on 30 January 1875, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, Jean John Baptiste Rouille Russ, was 57 and his mother, Susanna Moreau, was 42. He married Julia Cafferty on 23 June 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 19 September 1936, in Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Arthur Russ
Julia Cafferty
Marriage: 23 June 1897
Pearl Anna Russ
John Russ
Raymond Charles Russ
Mildred Marie Russ
Estelle "Stella" Russ

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1897Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1877 · The First Workers Strike
    Age 2
    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 17
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rouse .German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’, for example Rudolf.German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusъ ‘reddish’, used as a nickname (compare 6 below and Rus ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Charles Russ, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Charles Russ in household of John Russ, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles Arthur Russ in entry for Pearl Anna Russ, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"

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